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Table 2 Means and frequencies of variables for all participants and by gender

From: Independent mobility in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in children aged 10–11 years: The PEACH Project

  All (n = 1300) Males (n = 639) Females (n = 661) t, p
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Age (years) 10.95 (0.414) 10.96 (0.442) 10.93 (0.407) 1.18, p = 0.238
Local Independent mobility 3.04 (0.760) 3.11 (0.747) 2.97 (0.767) 3.33, p = 0.001
Area independent mobility 1.91 (0.751) 1.98 (0.708) 1.85 (0.708) 3.22, p = 0.001
Physical activity (average weekday counts per minute) 642 (191) 704 (193) 583 (170) 11.62, p < 0.001
Physical activity (average weekend counts per minute) 653 (284) 694 (279) 618 (282) 4.11, p < 0.001
Minutes daylight after school (3 pm to sunset) 196 (85.7) 194 (85.2) 197 (86.2) -0.714, p = 0.476
Level of deprivation (IMD score) 27.29 (17.84) 27.75 (18.43) 26.85 (17.25) 0.916, p = 0.360
BMI (kg/m2) 18.56 (3.41) 18.18 (2.98) 18.92 (3.74) -3.96, p = 0.001
Pubertal Status N (%) N (%) N (%)  
   stage 1 234 (18.0) 133 (20.8) 101 (15.3) χ2 = 6.82, p < 0.001
   2 395 (30.4) 249 (39.0) 146 (22.1)  
   3 582 (44.5.0) 229 (35.8) 353 (53.4)  
   4 87 (6.7) 27 (4.2) 60 (9.1)  
   5 2 (0.2) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.2)  
  1. * P-value is for independent t-test for continuous measures and Chi-square test for pubertal status and mode of travel
  2. BMI: body mass index, IMD:index of multiple deprivation